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Product Description

Rose is lonely, and sick of coming home each day to a dark, empty house. Saffy’s off with Sarah, Indigo has his paper round, Eve’s in quarantine in the shed, and who knows where Caddy is since she disappeared with Michael’s postcards! The only one around is David, and Rose would rather be alone than with him! She needs to find a way to make life feel like fun again. And a girl as fierce and brave as Rose WILL get what she wants… won’t she?

“Here’s a book that truly proves the joys to be had from reading.” Books for Keeps

“It does what we hope JK Rowling would do: it makes everything you wish for come true, including the unlikeliest of outcomes.” Sunday Times

Product Details

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780340989081

Publisher

Hodder Children's Books

Date published

September 3rd, 2009

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 5.4; Middle years; 8.0 points

Other details
  • 288 pages
Condition

New

UK edition

Author/Illustrator

Hilary McKay

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  1. Sheila, Scholastic Staff
    on 3 March 2011

    Full of love and loyalty

    In the Casson family Rose is the youngest, the baby, and everyone treats her with absent minded affection but don’t seem to take her seriously. But Rose has her own ideas and needs, and what she wants for the family and is determined to sort everything out.

    She’s funny, stubborn and full of love and loyalty – she’ll make you laugh and bring a lump to your throat – and you want her to succeed so much. Rose’s family and friends love each other but sometimes it’s hard to make it all work right when it needs to!

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What kids think

  1. Giraffe zebra 113509

    heart29
    on 6 March 2014

    Loved it, fantastic cover; truly effects the story

    4out of 5